Bits and Pieces

1st June 2007 - hazy sun SE2/1
Morning observations (0615-0715) produced 120 Sandwich Tern, 100 Kittiwake, 65 Manx Shearwater and just a single Gannet. A flock of terns feeding on the afternoon's falling tide comprised 20 Sandwich Tern, 10 Arctic Tern and a Little Tern.
Grounded Migrants
The Hooded Crow remains
Wildfowl and waders
Passage birds included 50 Dunlin, 10 Ringed Plover and 4 Bar-tailed Godwit.
Breeding Birds
Several Lesser Whitethroats still singing on the island are perhaps unpaired birds.